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The Salem Philharmonic Orchestra will begin its 2016 season a performance from soprano Carla Maniscalco-Giovinco and the Salem High School Orchestra at 3 p.m. Jan. 10 at Salem High School, 77 Wilson St. Maniscalco-Giovinco will perform a selection of opera arias by Puccini, Massenet and others. Maniscalco-Giovinco, an Italian-American soprano...

In the summer of 2015, Gavin Wilkinson sat in a hotel lobby in Buenos Aires, sipping coffee as he listened to Lucas Melano talk energetically about the prospect of joining the Portland Timbers.   It was the first time that the Timbers general manager had met the young Argentine striker face-to-face, though he had seen Melano play in person a...

by Kurt Kragthrope   Tony Lazzeri rounded the bases and ran into an overwhelming welcome. Lazzeri's Salt Lake Bees teammates greeted him after a game-winning home run, and then the celebration rose to another level.   Many fans among the sellout crowd of 10,000 at Bonneville Park on a Sunday afternoon in 1925 watched the first ga...

Real Salt Lake returns from its lengthy road trip to Rio Tinto Stadium with next week's U.S. Open Cup match June 14 against third-division Wilmington. The club will also christen the renovated stadium pitch with its first-ever friendly against an Italian power.   Series A's Inter Milan will visit RSL and Rio Tinto Stadium on July 19 at...

Hayden Milanes is too young to have caught the Four Seasons' music when they were topping the charts during the 1960s, but growing up in Tampa, Fla., he often heard his parents play the band's records, and vividly recalls his father walking around the house singing, "Can't Take My Eyes Off You."   Milanes also feels at least two strong conne...

by Lavinia Pisani   Discipline and dignity are Stefano Pelinga's motto. A five-time World Champion in Artistic Pool, the Roman talent is now residing in Las Vegas twirling from one show to another. 2015 marked a lifetime achievement for the star who officially became a U.S citizen.   With an Italian accent and charming personality, Pe...

It's 8:59 am on a dank, drizzly Sunday morning. The spritely painted KBOO building in southeast Portland brightens up the gray day.   Inside, the cramped studio is abuzz with activity: microphones are checked; earphones are clamped upon unsuspecting heads; CDs are loaded; buttons are punched; sliders are slid. And fingers are crossed.9:00 am...

Four Italian guys wailing on a litany of saxophones in a number of music styles makes for a melodic evening of music. And on April 4, that's exactly what you will get when the Community Concerts Tri-Cities organization presents the Italian Saxophone Quartet concert.   Showtime is 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Faith Assembly Church, 1800 N....

Until winning high jump gold at the world indoor athletics championships on Saturday, Italian Gianmarco Tamberi was recognized more for competing with half his beard shaved off than for his results.   GQ Magazine once ran an item about Tamberi and his unconventional grooming habits under the banner: "Don't do this" but on Saturday the Italia...

by Cassidy Trowbridge   Larry H. Miller Fiat in Avondale announced it is part of Alfa Romeo's return to America. The dealership is offering the Alfa Romeo 2015 Launch Edition, with only 400 being imported to America, according to the dealership. The Avondale location will be the third in Arizona to sell the Alfa Romeo 4C. Larry H. Mill...

By Marc Stein The coaching search farthest removed from the New York Knicks-level spotlight could prove to be one of the most fascinating of the NBA offseason.   That's because the Utah Jazz, I'm told, are on that very short list of teams that will give bona fide consideration to breaking basketball's Euro barrier on the X's and O's side by...

It was recently reported today, Dec. 3 from both Variety and Indiewire that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival has announced their lineup. Part of their lineup is the Italian film "Chlorine." The film is in competition under the label as the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.   The film is directed by Lamberto Sanfelice. "Chlorine" is Sanfelice...